Hong Kong News

Fall in Hong Kong exports eases

The recent reduction in Hong Kong’s exports fell to a 1.5 per cent year on year decrease in March, aided by a rebound in demand from the USA and the Euro...
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Posted on April 25, 2023

Hong Kong suspends chicken imports

Hong Kong began culling 15,000 chickens on Wednesday, and suspended imports of live poultry from mainland China for 21 days after the H7 bird flu strain wa...
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Posted on December 31, 2014

Hong Kong wine imports static in 2013

Hong Kong imported 1bn US dollars' worth of wine in 2013. 100m US dollars' worth of this was of re-exported to Mainland China, said the region's secretary ...
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Posted on May 29, 2014

Hong Kong shark fin imports fall 35 per cent

Exports of shark fins from Hong Kong to the mainland plummeted by 90 per cent last year, an environmental group has revealed, amid a crackdown on corruptio...
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Posted on April 14, 2014

Exports revive flat Champagne sales

Export demand is likely to drive Champagne sales over the coming decade as any consumption growth in France lags behind that in newer markets overseas, inc...
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Posted on April 10, 2014

Hong Kong Exports Decline For a Second Month

Hong Kong's exports declined for a second straight month in February, while imports increased strongly, leading to a larger trade deficit than a year ago, ...
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Posted on April 1, 2014

Shenzhen luring container shipping from Hong Kong

Port authorities in Shenzhen are working aggressively to persuade foreign carriers to omit Hong Kong as a transit hub and do business directly with them. ...
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Posted on January 20, 2014

Hong Kong container trade struggles

The first six months of the year were challenging for Hong Kong, with container traffic down over 10% over the corresponding period of 2012.  Hong Kong is...
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Posted on September 12, 2013

Air cargo slump in Hong Kong

Cargo revenues for HOng Kong based air freight companies are falling, as demand remained weak.  Use of freighter planes has therefore been reduced, with f...
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Posted on September 4, 2013

Shipping workers end strike

Hundreds of workers at the port of Hong Kong accepted a pay increase to end the biggest industrial action there in decades. Container traffic has been disr...
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Posted on May 8, 2013

Hong Kong Freight Contraction

This time last year Hong Kong airport was at the top of the league table for freight volumes, mainly thanks to soaring exports from China throughout 2010. ...
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Posted on February 26, 2012

Direct freight shipping Asia to Rotterdam

In September a new weekly LCL shipping service began between Rotterdam and Asia.  The new services which are guaranteed to operate, will improve the suppl...
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Posted on October 23, 2011
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